Hospitality Management » Career Opportunities
As a Hospitality Management Graduate you will have the knowledge and management skills to step into management and supervising roles within the industry. It is important to note that the hospitality industry tends to favour knowledge and experience. Therefore, it is unlikely that you will enter into the industry in an upper management position. For example, to be a hotel manager you will generally have to further your study qualifications and/or gain experience in junior management roles.
Hospitality Management can lead into the following careers
A maître d is the headwaiter at restaurants, hotels, cafes and other eating-places.
Bartenders prepare and serve drinks in bars, restaurants and clubs.
Hotel porters meet and greet guests, answer enquiries, assist with luggage and park guests' vehicles.
Food and beverage managers are responsible for the operation of all food and beverage outlets and services in a hotel or conference centre.
Restaurant managers are in charge of the running of a restaurant.
Event managers plan, organise, promote and run events.
A hotel concierge is a customer service professional who specialises in catering to guests’ needs.
Hotel managers plan, organise and control the operation of a hotel.
Fast food managers supervise staff and the running of fast food outlets.
Cafe managers are in charge of cafeterias, cafes, canteens, snack bars or similar food outlets.
Bar managers are responsible for the running of a pub or tavern and ensure that customers receive good service.
Caterers manage and co-ordinate the preparation of food for functions or events.